What is the focus of outpatient care following the acute management of stroke?

Updated: Sep 08, 2017
  • Author: Edward C Jauch, MD, MS, FAHA, FACEP; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Poststroke outpatient care largely focuses on rehabilitation and prevention of recurrent stroke. Rehabilitation planning and initiation begins within the first day of the acute stroke. Recent research has demonstrated the benefits of early and aggressive mobilization. [29]


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